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Kid's Story (2003)

 -  Animation | Sci-Fi | Short  -  2 June 2003 (UK)
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A teenager's dreams which conclude with him falling off a building, lead him to believe that the reality he lives in, may not be so real after all.

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A teenager has dreams of falling that feel more real than his actual life. He turns to the internet for answers and receives some cryptic replies via his PC. In school his mobile phone rings despite being turned off, he answers to be told by Neo that "they know you know and are coming for you". The kid looks out the window to see men in dark suits coming for him and immediately flees on his skateboard. Written by bob the moo

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During the first part of the short, where Mr. Popper is typing, his keystrokes are inconsistent with what appears of the screen. See more »

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Edited into The Animatrix (2003) See more »

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WHO AM I (ANIMATRIX EDIT)
Written by Peter Kruder
Performed by Peace Orchestra
Courtesy of G-Stone Recordings
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This animated short is genius, plain and simple. Personally, I find this to be one of the few anime cartoons that actually shows a high degree of talent, style, and originality. Honestly now, anime has become a copy of a copy, of a copy. But this, ladies and gentleman, pushes the limits of reality, looking quite real until they move at high speeds, where their bodies flow like wind and sway to whatever direction they moved. I really must say, I cannot find much wrong with this animation, even the voice acting was quite amazing (and I just loved it when the teacher said, "Mr. Popper").Just, I wish that a full animated English feature would be made in this art style, please, someone, anyone?


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